Today marks the UK’s 4th annual National Nut Day. Seeing as how we’re pretty nuts for nuts here at One Green Planet, we’ve compiled some of our recipes that use all kinds of nuts in celebration. Try some of these nutty dishes!
1. Vegan Chestnut Mushroom Stuffing
Thanksgiving is just around the corner. If you’re cooking a dish for the family celebration, try this stuffing. The chestnuts give it a richness without the excess fat, and who doesn’t love that?
2. Almond Power Bars With Chocolate Topping
These nutrient-dense bars are great energy boosters for your afternoon slump. Plus, they have a yummy chocolate coating, and we all know that peanut butter and chocolate taste amazing together!
3. Raw Vegan Lasagna With Cashew Cheese and Broccoli Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto
Look how beautiful this dish is! Use cashews to make a creamy cheese filling. It tastes great with the sun-dried tomato and broccoli pesto. Try making this to impress friends who are skeptical about raw food.
4. Bulgur With Curcuma, Veggies, Nuts, and Cranberries
Bulgur is a staple of Middle Eastern food. Enjoy it in this recipe with pumpkin, cranberries, broccoli, zucchini and Brazil nuts.
5. Macadamia Nut Spreadable Pepper-Herb Feta
Macadamia nuts are excellent for making cheese, like this spreadable pepper-herb flavor. Serve this at a party with chopped veggies and crackers; guests will love it!
6. Cold Thai Peanut Noodles
Creamy, rich, filling and packed with peanut butter taste, these cold Thai peanut noodles are great as an appetizer, snack or a meal. Try pairing it with tofu.
7. Pistachio Sesame Seed Balls
These pistachio sesame seed balls contain only five ingredients and can be made in just about five minutes. Quick and easy!
8. Beet and Avocado Soup With Cashew Cream
Cashews are excellent for making a creamy sauce that us plant-based eaters have grown to love and know as cashew cream. This stuff can transform dishes, like adding a creamy swirl overtop this beet and avocado soup.
9. Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Rugelach
These little bites are tender yet crunchy and full of a delectable filling. Rugelach is delicious, especially when it contains a creamy chocolate and hazelnut center.
10. Chia Caramel Pecan Vegan Pie
This pie just screams winter holidays. Give it a try for your holiday party and take a stab at decorating the top in pretty patterns with pecans and other nuts and seeds of your choice.
11. Walnut-Crusted Artichoke Hearts
For this recipe, quarter artichokes, coat with a thick walnut batter and then pan-fry them. Delicious!
Lead image source: Chia Caramel Pecan Vegan Pie